Chablis has become one of the most famous name in wine, and it's probably one of the mostly know white wine around the world. It's name is even copied in some of the new world wine labels. The real Chablis comes from the north of Burgundy from the small town of Chablis and19 others small villages around.
The Chablis appellation only produces white wine from Chardonnay grapes on a hilly clay/limestone and small fossilized oyster shells soil called Kimmeridgean soil.
Chablis is dominated by a Continental climate with harsh winters and hot summers, the annual fluctuation of sunshine and rain brings large variations of quality and quantity between vintages. the winegrower anxiety with the spring frost which can brought down easily the crop to none.